This post will give you the steps you need to provide a gorgeous and welcoming guest room and to provide your guests with everything they need. This includes creating a comfy, relaxing bed, setting up a welcoming tray and basket, providing your WiFi password in style and decorating with the cutest guest room signs and décor. With the holidays right around the corner a lot of us are getting ready for guests to come visit. This is the perfect time to get your guest room ready. I will show you the 11 steps that you need to create that perfect welcoming room and provide your friends and family with everything they will need for their stay. I will show you gorgeous guest room inspirations and I will show you where you can get the goods to get your guest room looking beautiful in no time.
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Let’s start at the most important part, the bed. You will want your guests to feel comfortable and taken care of and the perfect way to do that is with soft comfy bedding and sheets. Check out these guest rooms below with beds that look extra comfortable and inviting.
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You want your guest to feel calm and relaxed during their stay. This may be a mini vacation for them so choose colors that are soft, neutral and calming like whites, greys, blues and beige. Below you can find inspiration to create a relaxing color palette for your guests.
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I love the idea of a welcoming tray with some water, snacks and other personal touches like flowers or candles. This is a great way to show your guest that you really took the time to think of their needs. Below is an idea of how you could style that welcoming tray.
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Below are some ideas of what you need to create your own welcoming tray.
GUEST ROOM WELCOMING TRAY | WHERE TO FIND
ONE | RATTAN TRAY
TWO | LIFEWTR WATER BOTTLES
THREE | SET OF 2 METAL & GLASS VASES
FOUR | COCONUT & ALMOND SNACK MIX
Yes, they are going to need your WIFI password so why not make it a moment with a pretty personalized sign. This just shows that you are a truly thoughtful host.
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I found these cute WIFI signs below that will add a personal touch to your guest room.
WIFI SIGNS | WHERE TO FIND
ONE | CHALKBOARD WIFI SIGN
TWO | WIFI IS ON THE HOUSE PRINTABLE
THREE | PRINTABLE WIFI SIGN
FOUR | PRINTABLE SIGN
Everyone’s pillow choices are so different, right? To make your guests feel at home take the cue of a nice hotel that has an assortment of different pillow options. You could make this look amazing like in the guest room below.
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When I am staying somewhere new, I love to read a great book to help me sleep at night and your guests may too. Leaving a few of your favorites for them to read during their stay is a very thoughtful touch.
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It is a great idea to hang a few hooks on the wall for their bags, purses, jackets or whatever else they may have.
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Fill a basket with some of the essentials that they will need on their visit. You can include travel size toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, Kleenex, an extra toothbrush, soap, Tylenol, phone chargers or anything else that they may have forgotten. Take a cue from these homeowners below by making this basket a beautiful statement.
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Below are my absolute favorite finds for an essentials guest basket.
GUEST ROOM BASKET | WHERE TO FIND
ONE | ORGANIC SHOWER SET
TWO | DISPOSABLE SLIPPERS
THREE | HAND POURED SOY CANDLE
FOUR | MAKEUP REMOVER WIPES
FIVE | POO-POURRI SPRAY
SIX | DECORATIVE BASKET
SEVEN | ULTRA SOFT GREY WASH CLOTHS
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Lay out a set of fresh clean towels for your guest so they don’t have to ask or search for them.
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Leave extra blankets in the closet or add a throw blanket or two to the bed so your guest can get cozy.
This one is my favorite because it is so fun to find cute welcoming signs or pillows that give the guest room that extra special personal touch. Check out some ideas below to incorporate these into your space.
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Check out my favorite guest room signs and décor below and where to get them.
GUEST ROOM SIGNS & DÉCOR | WHERE TO FIND
ONE | WELCOME PILLOW
TWO | BE OUR GUEST SIGN
THREE | CUSTOM BED & BREAKFAST PILLOW
FOUR | VACANCY SIGN
FIVE | SET OF 3 GUEST ROOM PRINTS
SIX | BE OUR GUEST PILLOW
SEVEN | CUSTOM METAL HOTEL SIGN
EIGHT | YAY! YOU’RE HERE PRINTABLE
NINE | BE OUR GUEST BLESSED SIGN
For extra credit here are a few more essentials that your guest would appreciate in their guest room. Many of these are things that you can store in the closet in case they need them.
So now you have the 11 steps you need to create the perfect guest room. Hopefully you got some new ideas of what to provide for your guests to make your home inviting and welcoming for them and gained some inspiration on how to pull it off in style. What is your favorite idea that you are going to try? If you are just setting up your room now, you don’t have to do it all, you could start with one of these ideas to make the guest room a little more welcoming. The point it that your guest feels welcomed and loved and most importantly they get to spend time with you!
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